Christmas markets and events around Lake Hallstatt
Snow is falling, the air becomes colder and colder and the most beautiful time of the year comes closer. It is Christmas time in the austrian region Salzkammergut and therewith also time for the magic atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun at Lake hallstatt. Every market has its own character and its own specialties, but everywhere you will find seasonal music, delicious sweets, handcrafts, hand-made candles and much more. Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region around Lake Hallstatt since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.
Feel the magic of bygone days and immerse yourself in a magical realm of glistening salt crystals, mysterious mine tunnels, where history comes alive. Open daily to 5th January 2020 & 1st February to 30th December 2020.
The children of the little village of Obertraun eagerly await the arrival of St Nicholas one evening at the beginning of December. It is a very special moment when he is spotted on his traditional wooden boat.
When the first snow sets over Hallstatt in the Advent season and the world-famous holiday resort shines in a Christmassy glow, the concert series "Sound of Hallstatt" invites you to the last listening pleasure this year.
Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt | The Salzkammergut Krampus Parade is to take place on 7th December 2019. 700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.